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Steps to Take if You Slip and Fall in a Texas Store

Steps to Take if You Slip and Fall in a Texas Store

The last thing you expect is to be injured when you go to a store. Unfortunately, slips and falls in stores happen more often than you may realize. While these accidents are not always serious, there are situations where a slip and fall in a store can result in severe injuries that require ongoing treatment, hospitalization, surgery, and rehabilitation. After a slip and fall in a store, do you know what to do? At The Burkett Law Firm, our Corpus

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Will I Have to Go to Court to Resolve My Accident Claim?

Will I Have to Go to Court to Resolve My Accident Claim?

If you are injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, a logical step is to seek compensation from the at-fault party. Usually, your Corpus Christi personal injury lawyer will work to help you receive a fair settlement amount by negotiating with the insurance company. Even in situations where you must file a lawsuit, insurance companies will typically work to resolve the situation before going to trial. If negotiations are unsuccessful and no settlement is reached, your case may

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What’s the Value of a Permanent Injury in a Personal Injury Claim?

What’s the Value of a Permanent Injury in a Personal Injury Claim?

Being involved in an accident in Texas (of any kind) can be scary and overwhelming. You may experience damages to your personal property and injuries – from minor to severe. While most accident-caused injuries will heal with proper treatment, this isn’t the case 100% of the time. If you experience a permanent injury, do you know how to deal with the aftermath? It can cause significant financial stress, especially if you can’t return to work. If you find yourself in

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Common Corpus Christi Personal Injury Lawsuits

Common Corpus Christi Personal Injury Lawsuits

When one individual is hurt as a result of another person’s carelessness or intentional behavior, a personal injury lawsuit is created. Personal injury cases can often be resolved without filing an actual personal injury lawsuit. However, such cases do sometimes go to trial. In most cases, the parties may decide to resolve their dispute through mediation or arbitration, a process that lies between a trial and a settlement. Auto accidents and medical misconduct are only two examples of personal injury

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How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated in Texas?

How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated in Texas?

Accident injury attorneys from The Burkett Law Firm understand how an unexpected accident caused by another party’s careless actions or negligence can be life-changing. We also understand that filing a lawsuit against the at-fault party can help you recover damages for your injuries and losses. The types of damages you can potentially recover after an accident include medical bills, lost income, damage to your property, and pain and suffering. While most of the losses on the list are easy to

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What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Texas?

What Is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Texas?

Were you involved in an injury-causing accident in Texas? Was the accident caused by another party’s negligence or wrongful act? If so, you may have the legal right to file a lawsuit and receive compensation. While this is true, it doesn’t mean that you have this right forever. In fact, there’s a set amount of time you have to file a personal injury lawsuit after an accident. The official term for this is “statute of limitations.” If you don’t adhere

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What Is Considered Personal Injury in Texas?

What Is Considered Personal Injury in Texas?

Did you suffer an injury after a Texas accident? If so, there are several laws that may affect your claim. The laws can determine the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party and the type of damages you can receive. The laws even determine if your personal injury claim is viable. At Burkett Law Firm, our legal team can provide information and insight about personal injury laws and help you understand how they apply

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How to Maximize Your Personal Injury Lawsuit Compensation

How to Maximize Your Personal Injury Lawsuit Compensation

Have you decided to file a personal injury lawsuit for the injuries you sustained due to the fault or negligence of another party or entity? If so, you need to do everything possible to maximize the compensation you receive. An important part of ensuring you make a full recovery is receiving adequate compensation. The steps you take after an injury matter. There are certain steps you can take to make the most of your personal injury claim. One of the

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how long does a personal injury claim

How Long Can a Corpus Christi Personal Injury Case Take?

Have you been injured in an accident with a negligent motorist in Corpus Christi, Texas? If so, the first steps to take include getting to a safe location, talking to the police, and receiving medical attention.  Once this is done, we recommend reaching out to our legal team at the Burkett Law Firm. We can review the facts of your case, question any witnesses, gather documentation and reports and help you pursue a personal injury claim.  When you find an

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pre existing conditions may impact personal injury claim

How Pre-Existing Conditions May Impact Your Texas Personal Injury Claim 

Accidents occur in Texas every day. In fact, TxDOT reports an accident occurring every two minutes that results in an injury. This means that almost 90K people are seriously hurt in Texas car accidents every year.  If you are involved in a car accident, the most important first step is to get medical treatment for any injuries you sustained.  It is also a good idea to retain the services of a personal injury attorney if the accident was caused by

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